Classical music in London 5th Nov, Guy Fawkes Night

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Classical music in London on Bonfire Night, Sat 5th November

Our guide to classical music in London on Bonfire Night, Saturday 5 November 2016.

 at Royal Festival Hall, London
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Beethoven’s “Mass in D” (Missa Solemnis)

Royal Festival Hall Classical music in London at the Royal Festival Hall. The London Philharmonic will be performing Beethoven's "Mass in D" (Missa Solemnis) at the Royal Festival Hall.
Anastasia at Royal Opera House, London
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Royal Ballet — Kenneth MacMillan’s “Anastasia”

to Royal Opera House The Royal Ballet will be performing Kenneth MacMillan's "Anastasia", about the last survivor of the Russian Romanovs. See Anastasia at the Royal Opera House in London on Saturday November 5th.
 
Amadeus at Olivier Theatre, London
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“Amadeus” — a play about the life of young Mozart

Olivier Theatre The National Theatre will be putting on a production of "Amadeus", which tells the story of the young composer Mozart.
 at Royal Albert Hall, London
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Guided tour inside the Royal Albert Hall

Royal Albert Hall This guided tour of the Royal Albert Hall will take you inside one of the balcony boxes for a fantastic view of the auditorium.
 

That’s all of the classical music, but there are lots of other events taking place on 5 November including:

Beautiful — The Carole King Musical5 November“Beautiful” tells the story of music legend Carole King, who become one of the most successful songwriters in music history.

One Night in Miami (about Muhammad Ali)5 November“One Night in Miami” imagines a conversation between Cassius Clay, Malcom X, Sam Cooke and Jim Brown.

The Thames — a walk along London’s river5 NovemberThis guided walk will take you along a small stretch of the Thames, to look at some of the river’s best buildings.

The Dresser — with Ken Stott, Reece Shearsmith5 NovemberKen Stott and Reece Shearsmith will be starring in Ronald Harwood’s greatest play — ‘The Dresser’.

Skate around Canary Wharf’s outdoor ice rink5 NovemberAn outdoor ice rink in the shadow of the Canary Wharf skyscrapers, with a perimeter path made of fir trees and fairy lights.

Alexandra Palace Fireworks Festival5 NovemberThe fireworks at Alexandra Palace will include a children’s funfair, ice rink, German beer festival, and Day of the Dead parade.

Game Plan — Old board games, re-discovered5 NovemberThe Museum of Childhood’s new exhibition and explore the history of more than 100 board games, both old and new.

Bring Me the Horizon, at the O2 Arena5 NovemberBring Me the Horizon will be coming back to London in November and playing a big night at The O2.

Climb to the top of The Monument5 NovemberThe Monument to the Great Fire of London has a balcony at the top, which gives tourists some decent views of The City.

 

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